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Deadline set for pageants

Deadline set for pageants
Plans are under way for the combined Miss University of Tennessee at Martin and Miss Tennessee Soybean Festival Pageant to be staged at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 in the Harriet Fulton Performing Arts Theatre of the Fine Arts Building at UT Martin. The theme is “A Crowning Achievement.” Winners of each crown will gain the opportunity to compete in the Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant in Jackson next summer.
The combined pageant is co-sponsored by the City of Martin and UT Martin and is open to single women, ages 17-24, who are residents of or students in Tennessee. The Miss Tennessee Soybean Festival Pageant is open statewide, while the Miss UT Martin event is open only to UT Martin students.
Deadline to register for the pageants is Nov. 8, and applications from all UT Martin students should be returned to David Belote, assistant vice chancellor for student affairs, Office of Student Life, Student Life Center, UT Martin, Martin, TN 38238. All others should be sent to Lynn Gibson, 580 Sandhill Rd., Martin, TN 38237.
For more information, contact pageant executive director Lynn Gibson at (731) 588-2570 or lynngibson@frontiernet.net. Applications are available at www.misstennessee.org or at www.utm.edu/missutm.
General admission tickets for the Miss UT Martin/Miss Tennessee Soybean Pageant are $10. UT Martin students may purchase $5 tickets in advance. General admission and advanced tickets may be purchased at the Boling University Center beginning Nov. 1. Tickets also may be purchased at the door.
Published in The Messenger on 10.10.07

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